28.11.06

RISK: History repeats itself in Lebanon

I just came back from Europe, where I happened across an excellent exhibit at 'Foam', the photography museum in Amsterdam. The exhibit was organized by World Press Photo under the title 'Risk'. It included a feature by American photojournalist, Stephanie Sinclair, titled--hopefully not too presciently, or eerily so--"History repeats itself in Lebanon". Sinclair has been living in Lebanon for the past two years, and the photos are from this summer's war. Here are the cover of the exhibit's book, and snapshots of Sinclair's spread: